Mewbourne Energy Partners 12-A L.P. Investment Losses
Are you concerned about investment losses in Mewbourne Energy Partners 12-A L.P.? If so, the securities attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment.
Mewbourne Energy Partners 12-A L.P. is an oil and gas private placement sponsored by Mewbourne Oil Company, based in Tyler, Texas. The company is an independent oil and gas producer.
Many oil and gas LPs have high expense ratios, and due to the decline in the overall health of the oil and gas market, are suffering. Some are on the brink of default, or worse yet, bankruptcy. Such an outcome is extreme, but not unforeseen. It only highlights the unsuitability of these investments for most retail investors – particularly in large concentrations.
For many investors, the recent decline in gas prices may be cause for concern. Oil and gas investments involve substantial risks and are only appropriate for sophisticated investors. The White Law Group is investigating the liability that brokerage firms may have for selling Mewbourne Energy Partners 12-A L.P.
Is a Limited Partnership investment suitable for you?
Mewbourne Oil Company often raises money through Reg D Private Placements.Unfortunately, some brokers may have downplayed the risks associated with these limited partnerships. They have misled investors into thinking that they are “safe” investment products.
The high sales commission brokers earned for selling such products may provide some brokers with enough incentive to push the product to unsuspecting investors. Your typical stock or mutual fund offers 1%-2% commission. The commission for limited partnerships like Mewbourne Energy Partners 12-A, L.P., are often 7% – 10%.
Before recommending an investment, a broker-dealer has a fiduciary duty to adequately disclose the risks involved in the investment. They must perform the necessary due diligence to determine whether the investment is suitable for the investor. Unfortunately, the high commissions associated with oil and gas partnerships often provides broker-dealers with enough incentive to overlook FINRA suitability and due diligence requirements.
To determine whether you may be able to recover investment losses incurred as a result of your purchase of Mewbourne Energy Partners 12-A L.P., please contact The White Law Group at 888-637-5510 for a free consultation.
The White Law Group, LLC is a national securities fraud, securities arbitration, investor protection, and securities regulation/compliance law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida.
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